Famous Deaths in January 1881

  • Jan 1 Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)
  • Jan 21 Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)
  • Jan 25 Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)
  • Jan 30 Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58